Two daughters of former presidents are now co-owners of the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League.
Chelsea Clinton and Jenna Bush Hager are part of new investors in the club, the Spirit announced Wednesday.
Former U.S. World Cup goalie Briana Scurry, Olympics gold medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle also are among the more than 30 new investors.
"It is fitting that the Washington Spirit have an investor group commensurate with the dynamism and diversity of DC and its place as the most powerful city in the world," Spirit managing partner Steve Baldwin said in a statement. "As the 2021 season rapidly approaches, our fans will learn more about how this group came together, hear directly from new investors on their excitement to join us, and our plans for the future."
Clinton is the daughter of Bill Clinton and Bush Hager is the daughter of George W. Bush.
"Our investor group reflects DC's political roots, sports legacy, international reach, and thriving business and technology community," said Devin Talbott, an entrepreneur described as a "lead investor" of the new group. "We share a common vision and committed purpose to elevate women's soccer."
The Spirit are entering their ninth season in the NWSL. They play their home games in Leesburg, Va., located about 40 miles northwest of Washington.
--Field Level Media